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# boris-johnson - February February 2022

Boris Johnson starts new week with fresh staff in hopes of turning around fortunes
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson starts new week with fresh staff in hopes of turning around fortunes

Feb 7th 2022, 7:45 AM 8,021 Views 10 Comments

More announcements are expected on No 10 staffing in coming days following a swathe of resignations.

Not a ‘chance in hell’ Boris Johnson will step aside voluntarily, Tory peer says
# UK Politics
# UK Politics

Not a ‘chance in hell’ Boris Johnson will step aside voluntarily, Tory peer says

Feb 6th 2022, 12:26 PM 21,692 Views 21 Comments

Gavin Barwell, who served as chief of staff to Theresa May and now sits in the House of Lords, said there was a “strong case for change”.

Another Conservative MP has called on Boris Johnson to resign
# Partygate
# Partygate

Another Conservative MP has called on Boris Johnson to resign

Feb 5th 2022, 7:39 AM 18,651 Views 16 Comments

It comes amid reports that police have been handed a photo of Johnson holding a beer at an alleged gathering.

Four of Boris Johnson's key advisers quit in one day as political pressure mounts
# No 10
# No 10

Four of Boris Johnson's key advisers quit in one day as political pressure mounts

Updated Feb 3rd 2022, 8:35 PM 67,349 Views 31 Comments

Today, Johnson backtracked on the criticised and debunked claim that Starmer failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile.

Johnson refuses to withdraw accusation that Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile
# Westminster
# Westminster

Johnson refuses to withdraw accusation that Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile

Feb 2nd 2022, 1:29 PM 22,424 Views 13 Comments

Keir Starmer said the UK Prime Minister is “parroting the conspiracy theories of violent fascists to try to score cheap political points”.

Criticism of British Ambassador's refusal to appear before Good Friday Agreement committee
# Oireachtas
# Oireachtas

Criticism of British Ambassador's refusal to appear before Good Friday Agreement committee

Feb 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 29,000 Views 26 Comments

Aontú TD Peadar Tóibín said the decision to refuse the invitation was “a disgrace”.

Boris Johnson commits to publishing ‘everything we can’ from full Sue Gray inquiry
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson commits to publishing ‘everything we can’ from full Sue Gray inquiry

Updated Feb 1st 2022, 7:40 PM 22,275 Views 16 Comments

The British Prime Minister has promised a fuller publication of Gray’s investigation once the Met Police probe has concluded.

# boris-johnson - January January 2022

Boris Johnson’s Jimmy Savile comment about Labour leader Keir Starmer branded a 'disgrace'
# Sue Gray Report
# Sue Gray Report

Boris Johnson’s Jimmy Savile comment about Labour leader Keir Starmer branded a 'disgrace'

Jan 31st 2022, 5:53 PM 63,252 Views 0 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was hitting out at Labour criticism over the Sue Gray report in a fired-up House of Commons showing today.

Johnson apologises as Gray report says No 10 parties showed 'failures of leadership and judgement'
# Partygate
# Partygate

Johnson apologises as Gray report says No 10 parties showed 'failures of leadership and judgement'

Updated Jan 31st 2022, 5:23 PM 57,007 Views 50 Comments
  • Sue Gray's redacted report on the “partygate” allegations has been published this afternoon.
  • Several of the gatherings should not have been allowed to take place, the report has found.
  • Speaking in the House of Commons, Boris Johnson said he “accepts Sue Gray’s general findings in full”.
Boris Johnson sets out on plans to remove EU laws with new 'Brexit Freedoms' bill
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson sets out on plans to remove EU laws with new 'Brexit Freedoms' bill

Jan 31st 2022, 7:32 AM 24,629 Views 18 Comments

Announcements will be seen as an attempt by Boris Johnson to steer the narrative away from allegations of rule-breaking gatherings.

Poll: Should Boris Johnson resign?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Boris Johnson resign?

Jan 29th 2022, 10:46 AM 57,834 Views 90 Comments

The long-awaited ‘partygate’ report is set to be published within days.

Partygate report due at No 10 within days amid speculation over Johnson's successor
# Sue Gray
# Sue Gray

Partygate report due at No 10 within days amid speculation over Johnson's successor

Jan 29th 2022, 7:43 AM 29,486 Views 15 Comments

Reports are circulating of a potential outside challenger for the Tory leadership who is thought by some to represent the ‘best chance for a fresh start’.

Met police denies delaying publication of Sue Gray inquiry as officers examine material
# Downing Street Parties
# Downing Street Parties

Met police denies delaying publication of Sue Gray inquiry as officers examine material

Updated Jan 28th 2022, 8:16 PM 30,310 Views 25 Comments

Scotland Yard says it has not delayed the publication of the long-awaited Cabinet Office report.

Johnson’s wait continues for report into No 10 parties which could be key to his future
# Sue Gray
# Sue Gray

Johnson’s wait continues for report into No 10 parties which could be key to his future

Updated Jan 27th 2022, 10:23 PM 21,269 Views 14 Comments

The announcement of a Scotland Yard investigation into some of the alleged parties has complicated the process.

Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’
# Kabul
# Kabul

Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’

Jan 27th 2022, 1:47 PM 20,550 Views 18 Comments

Boris Johnson has been accused of lying after leaked emails contradicted his stance of denying his involvement.

Boris Johnson’s wait for report into pandemic parties at No 10 continues
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Boris Johnson’s wait for report into pandemic parties at No 10 continues

Updated Jan 26th 2022, 8:12 PM 37,944 Views 22 Comments

The report was expected to be handed to No 10 today but had not been delivered by the time the Commons adjourned.

Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties
# Lockdown Parties
# Lockdown Parties

Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties

Updated Jan 25th 2022, 3:00 PM 21,116 Views 28 Comments

The British Prime Minister has insisted he does not believe he has broken coronavirus laws.

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New report of birthday party held indoors for Boris Johnson during first Covid-19 lockdown

Jan 24th 2022, 7:27 PM 25,766 Views 16 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing fresh allegations of breaking coronavirus rules.

Johnson orders inquiry into MP's claim of Islamophobia in ministerial sacking
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson orders inquiry into MP's claim of Islamophobia in ministerial sacking

Jan 24th 2022, 8:38 AM 8,737 Views 3 Comments

Downing Street confirmed the Cabinet Office has been asked to “establish the facts”.

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

Updated Jan 23rd 2022, 4:28 PM 35,202 Views 12 Comments

Nusrat Ghani said she was told her faith was “making colleagues uncomfortable” when she was sacked as a transport minister.

No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims
# Met Police
# Met Police

No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims

Jan 22nd 2022, 11:13 AM 34,235 Views 9 Comments

Chris Bryant said threats to withdraw funding from constituencies of MPs seeking to oust the PM should be referred to the police.

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson

Updated Jan 21st 2022, 2:17 PM 42,121 Views 33 Comments

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said the allegations should be investigated.

Tory opponents of Boris Johnson are facing 'blackmail', MP claims
# William Wragg
# William Wragg

Tory opponents of Boris Johnson are facing 'blackmail', MP claims

Updated Jan 20th 2022, 2:05 PM 22,462 Views 15 Comments

William Wragg has urged MPs to report intimidation to the police.

Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’

Jan 20th 2022, 7:10 AM 11,291 Views 9 Comments

David Davis warned Tories the party faces “dying a death of 1,000 cuts” if MPs do not swiftly oust the prime minister.

'In the name of God, go': Defiant Boris Johnson faces Tory defections and plot to oust him
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

'In the name of God, go': Defiant Boris Johnson faces Tory defections and plot to oust him

Updated Jan 19th 2022, 5:55 PM 64,284 Views 43 Comments

Downing Street said Johnson would have further meetings with MPs today as he attempted to shore up support on his backbenches.

Boris Johnson denies lying to parliament about No 10 parties after Cummings’ claim
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson denies lying to parliament about No 10 parties after Cummings’ claim

Jan 18th 2022, 2:20 PM 35,714 Views 29 Comments

It comes after Dominic Raab said this morning that Johnson would “normally” be expected to resign if he lied to parliament.

Military in the Channel and scrapping the licence fee: Johnson plots policies to save his job
# Operation Red Meat
# Operation Red Meat

Military in the Channel and scrapping the licence fee: Johnson plots policies to save his job

Jan 17th 2022, 2:47 PM 30,108 Views 30 Comments

The UK Prime Minister is on the brink.

Boris Johnson 'questioned' over  No 10 party as claim of another lockdown breach emerges
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson 'questioned' over No 10 party as claim of another lockdown breach emerges

Jan 17th 2022, 7:44 AM 29,002 Views 25 Comments

Johnson is alleged to have attended a leaving do for his defence adviser in the run-up to Christmas 2020.

Boris Johnson faces further calls to resign as reports suggest No 10 team to be culled
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson faces further calls to resign as reports suggest No 10 team to be culled

Jan 16th 2022, 7:34 AM 28,810 Views 21 Comments

Johnson is preparing to announce a series of policies as he looks to survive pressure over the partygate revelations.

Boris Johnson may find out the hard way that Tories are nothing if not ruthless
# Et Tu Boris
# Et Tu Boris

Boris Johnson may find out the hard way that Tories are nothing if not ruthless

Jan 15th 2022, 8:00 PM 31,660 Views 10 Comments

Johnson wouldn’t be the first if he’s forced to resign by his own party.

Boris Johnson told to ‘lead or step aside’ as more partygate claims surface
# Wine Time Fridays
# Wine Time Fridays

Boris Johnson told to ‘lead or step aside’ as more partygate claims surface

Jan 15th 2022, 12:15 PM 51,757 Views 25 Comments

Labour leader Keir Starmer said it was in the national interest for the Conservatives to ‘get rid’ of the Prime Minister.

Timeline: A look at the alleged rule-breaking gatherings of Boris Johnson's government
# Party Party Party
# Party Party Party

Timeline: A look at the alleged rule-breaking gatherings of Boris Johnson's government

Jan 15th 2022, 9:00 AM 13,872 Views 8 Comments

It’s been a rollercoaster.

No 10 apologises to Buckingham Palace for parties on eve of Prince Philip’s funeral
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

No 10 apologises to Buckingham Palace for parties on eve of Prince Philip’s funeral

Updated Jan 14th 2022, 1:02 PM 51,451 Views 80 Comments

Reports suggest senior official Sue Gray could censure PM following inquiry.

Jacob Rees-Mogg accused of weakening Scottish union after 'lightweight' TV insult
# North Of The Border
# North Of The Border

Jacob Rees-Mogg accused of weakening Scottish union after 'lightweight' TV insult

Jan 13th 2022, 5:34 PM 42,018 Views 23 Comments

Rees-Mogg made disparaging remarks about Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross.

Allies rally round Boris Johnson as Tories call for him to go over 'bring your own booze' party
# Lockdown Party
# Lockdown Party

Allies rally round Boris Johnson as Tories call for him to go over 'bring your own booze' party

Jan 13th 2022, 2:40 PM 46,682 Views 59 Comments

The UK leader pulled out of a planned visit to Lancashire this morning “due to a family member testing positive for coronavirus”.

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson should resign?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson should resign?

Jan 13th 2022, 10:02 AM 53,481 Views 85 Comments

The British leader is facing the greatest challenge of his premiership.

Johnson apologises in Commons after admitting attending No 10 party during lockdown
# Lockdown Party
# Lockdown Party

Johnson apologises in Commons after admitting attending No 10 party during lockdown

Updated Jan 12th 2022, 8:00 PM 59,694 Views 56 Comments

The British Prime Minister acknowledged public anger about the situation.

'The party's over, Boris': British papers slam Johnson as pressure mounts over No 10 parties
# Covid Party
# Covid Party

'The party's over, Boris': British papers slam Johnson as pressure mounts over No 10 parties

Jan 12th 2022, 11:13 AM 20,625 Views 22 Comments

The Telegraph is among the papers to report that Johnson’s premiership is in jeopardy over a series of No 10 lockdown parties.

Johnson under pressure to quit over ‘bring your own booze’ party during lockdown
# Lockdown Party
# Lockdown Party

Johnson under pressure to quit over ‘bring your own booze’ party during lockdown

Updated Jan 11th 2022, 5:48 PM 49,911 Views 26 Comments

Johnson has sidestepped questions about whether he attended the alleged party in May 2020.

DUP MP overcome with emotion over family tragedy as he asks Commons 'lockdown party' question
# Jim Shannon
# Jim Shannon

DUP MP overcome with emotion over family tragedy as he asks Commons 'lockdown party' question

Jan 11th 2022, 4:43 PM 33,447 Views 8 Comments

Jim Shannon revealed that his mother-in-law died alone due to Covid-19 restrictions.